United Way of New York City
Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara and CEO of United Way of New York City, Sheena Wright, stopped by the CBS2 studio to talk with CBS2’s Andrea Grymes about the 22nd annual Gridiron Gala.
The donations collected after Sandy struck on Oct. 29 will go to communities in seven states: Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and West Virginia.
The one percent increase in the poverty rate comes even as the city has gained back all of the jobs it lost in the recession. The national average is 15.9 percent.